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According to USHistory.org, electricity was not really "invented" by anyone, as it is a force of nature that has presumably been around since the beginning of the universe. The first person to publish a study of electric...

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Electricity was not invented because it exists as a natural form of energy. However, many scientists and inventors have contributed to its modern use.

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Electricity is a naturally occurring energy, and a physician named William Gilbert was the first to study it. Gilbert called electricity "electrica" in his famous writings on electricity and magnetism. Benjamin Franklin ...

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In 1749, Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in North America during the course of his explorations into the nature of electricity. Franklin wrote about his invention known as the "lightning attractor" and the "...

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Several products and procedures were invented in 1974. One example is the Post-It Note, which was created by American Arthur Fry. Since their invention, Post-It Notes have been sold in over 100 countries across the world...

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In 1897, the pencil sharpener was invented by John Lee Love. He was issued a patent for it on Nov. 23, 1897. That style of pencil sharpener is still in use today in schools and offices around the world, according to Abou...

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The biggest inventions of 1994 were the CMOS image sensor and the first PlayStation games console. Other major inventions were the quantum cascade laser, the HIV protease inhibitor and the Segway.

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